Education

Boise State completes investigation on ExtraMile Arena scuffles, won’t say what steps it took

Boise State has completed its investigation into how it and others handled a celebratory moment that ended with fans being thrown to the ground...

Rental home co. hopes to build houses on former Boise Schools-owned site

A site once envisioned as a future grade school could instead add new houses from a rental home company. According to property records, AMH Development...

Fields of dreams: CWI revives big plans for Boise River, Canyon County campuses

Long dormant plans to develop a pair of campuses for the College of Western Idaho are back in play. Last month, CWI's board of trustees...

A new Discovery: Boise science museum prepares for full revamp, launches fundraising campaign

The Discovery Center of Idaho just announced its plans to raise $10 million through a new capital campaign, with a completely new look and...

Judge dismisses Big City Coffee suit against Boise State & Tromp, but allows arguments to move ahead against three administrators

An Ada County judge handed down decisions in the case of Big City Coffee versus Boise State University last week, with each side notching...

Booming resort towns influence Boise State to launch new hospitality program

Boise State University will launch its new hospitality program this fall. The College of Business and Economics will offer a completely online program for people...

‘Do not go hands on’: Record outlines court rushing procedure as Boise State apologizes for ExtraMile Arena scuffle

The Boise State men’s basketball team defeated Nevada Tuesday night, clinching its first regular-season conference championship since the 1987-88 season. An impressive feat for the...

‘An unbelievable opportunity’: Boise revamping WaterShed into water and climate science center

Boise’s popular water education center is getting a makeover. The City of Boise’s WaterShed, an interactive museum focused on clean water and sustainability, will be...

Micron Foundation gives more than $1 million in grants to Boise State, UI

The Micron Foundation is giving more than $1 million in grants to Boise State and the University of Idaho. The chipmaker made the announcement this...

Overcrowding is a concern at West Ada with ‘steady growth’ in the district

Overcrowding continues to be an issue at schools in the West Ada District. District spokeswoman Char Jackson says for the past five years, the district...

Ada County judge hears arguments on dismissing Big City Coffee lawsuit

Big City Coffee got its first day in court and hopes for more.  On Friday, attorneys representing Boise State University and Sarah Jo Fendley’s Linen...

Discovery Center of Idaho offers virtual STEM courses

Between COVID-19 safety concerns and winter weather conditions, taking your children to science exhibits may not be feasible. If your little ones were hoping to...

‘It was pretty overdue’: Boise library book returned 110 years late

One library book made its way back to the Boise Public Library about 110 years past its due date, according to library assistant Anne...

Getting by: Boise State grad students struggling with high rents, few housing choices

Boise was a pretty easy place to live as a graduate student when William Rudisill rolled into town five years ago. Fresh off a stint...

Boise State looks to lease beds for freshmen, plans new dorm building

Boise State University is looking for more beds for students next school year.  Last month, the university requested proposals looking to lease roughly 70 beds...